Getting Away with Murder: The Life of Charles W. Austin Jr.

By Alicia M. Bertrand, M.A. The following is a case study into the life of Charles William Austin Jr.[1] A boy who would be arrested, convicted, and acquitted along with his co-worker for the murder of their boss. Using newspaper accounts and government documentation, census, and death certificates, the murder case is explored. The lifeContinue reading “Getting Away with Murder: The Life of Charles W. Austin Jr.”

Happy Holidays from Ancestry by Alicia!

Happy Holidays and a Happy 2022 to come! My family celebrates Christmas, and I thought you might enjoy a little Bertrand-Ross family photo collage to inspire you to look back at any family holiday photos you have. If you’re not close with your family, just know that we’re all cousins somehow, so you’re part ofContinue reading “Happy Holidays from Ancestry by Alicia!”